Lufkin has a total population of 32,709 and a student population of 5,500. Of these students, 5,422 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Lufkin, by student population, is Angelina College. In 2010, Angelina College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Lufkin in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lufkin's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,896 per year in instate tuition and $12,706 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,330 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Lufkin-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,232.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lufkin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 156,930 teachers in Texas. Of these teachers, 5,290 were working in the greater Lufkin area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Lufkin will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Lufkin is $43,740 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.